Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation for Major Depressive Disorder Treatment
Intermittent theta burst stimulation (iTBS) has shown non-inferiority compared with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in treating major depressive disorders, according to a study recently published in The Lancet.
Non-Invasive Depression Treatment Saves Jacksonville Mom’s Life
Major depression is one of the most common medical disorders in the United States. Many people go untreated or have trouble finding medications that work. But there's a newer treatment that's literally tapping into a patient's brain to ease the depression without serious side effects.
Alternative depression treatment seeing success
TMS uses magnetic pulses to target an area of the brain that's less active in people with depression
Hampton VA part of a pilot program treating medicine-resistant depression
Charlene Campbell slipped a blue cap over her ponytail, velcroed a chinstrap into place and popped in her mouthguard.
How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction
We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.
Three-Minute Brain Stimulation Sessions Effectively Reduce Depression Symptoms, Study Finds
The treatment, called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), uses a magnetic field to non-invasively stimulate a brain area called the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex that plays a central role in mood regulation, decision making and working memory.
How Doctors Are Using Brain Imaging to Treat Depression
While there aren’t many biological indicators that can be used to diagnose someone with depression, brain imaging has proven to be useful in diagnosing and helping to shape a treatment plan.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treats Mild to Moderate Depression
Repeated rounds of magnetic stimulation appear to excite the neurons in the left frontal lobe so that they resume their normal activity.
Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Reduces MS-associated Cognitive Fatigue
About 75 percent of all MS patients suffer from fatigue — one of the disease’s most debilitating symptoms — because it reduces patients’ ability to perform daily activities and hurts cognitive function.
Rising Geriatric Population Drives Global Tinnitus Incidence
Tinnitus refers to the constant ringing sound inside the ears and it is known to affect a large percentage of the population owing to age and deterioration of hearing abilities.